He has a Master in Business Administration (Finance Option) and a Bachelor of Science (Management) from the New York Institute of Technology.
He is currently a Director of the JOA. While heading this post, Mr. Beckford has to his credit the following initiatives:
advocated for good corporate governance, recommending a number of policy changes.
spearheaded the improvement of the website and social outreach for the Olympic Games;
organized Olympic Day activities which included the Olympic Day Run and Forum;
represented the JOA on the Pan American Sport Organization (PASO) and on Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD);
successfully coordinated the Commonwealth Youth Team in Samoa in 2015.
Alan has volunteered his service on boards both nationally and internationally.
Director – Jamaica Olympic Association
Member – ITU Audit Committee
Board Member – Americas Triathlon
Board Member – Association of Commonwealth Triathlon
Vice President – Jamaica Triathlon Association
Board Member – Institute of Sports of Jamaica and
Board Member – GC Foster College.